Tux Paint for macOS comes as three disk image (
.dmg) files. One contains main program (Tux Paint), another contains the configuration program (Tux Paint Config.) for parents and teachers; copy both of them to your hard drive's
Applications folder. The third contains an application that installs the optional 'stamps' collection.
Compatibility note: This release of
Recent versions of macOS have default security settings that prevent programs which were downloaded outside of Apple's "App Store" from being launched. Apple provides instructions here for installing and launching apps from "unidentified developers."
Tux Paint for macOS is available in three versions: Intel (x86_64) for Macs containing Intel CPUs, Apple M1 for Macs containing Apple's M1 CPUs, and a universal build, which runs on either architecture. (Owners with M1 CPUs may also use the Intel version, which will be run in an emulated mode.)
Tux Paint 0.9.27
Tux Paint 0.9.27-m1
Tux Paint 0.9.27-universal
Using: The DMG disk images contain the Tux Paint application and documentation. Copy them from the DMG onto your hard disk (for example, create a "Tux Paint" folder in your "Applications" folder, and copy them there).
Tux Paint Config.:
Tux Paint Config. 0.0.18
Using: The DMG disk image contains the Tux Paint Config application. Copy it from the DMG onto your hard disk (for example, create a "Tux Paint" folder in your "Applications" folder, and copy it there).
Rubber Stamps Collection:
Tux Paint Stamps 2021.11.25
Using: The DMG disk image contains the Tux Paint Stamps installer. Double-click it to launch the installer. It will ask if you'd like to install stamps for All Users, The Current User or place them within the Tux Paint Application itself (in which case, you'll need to tell it where Tux Paint is currently stored on your hard disk).
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